Breadth Exams Notes

Romantic Novel Readings:

Jane Austen’s Persuasion

Jane Spencer “Women Writers and the Eighteenth-Century Novel”

Ian Watt’s The Rise of the Novel

Richardson’s Clarissa part 1

Richardson’s Clarissa part 2

Henry Fielding’s Jonathan Wild

Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders

Nancy Armstrong’s Desire and Domestic Fiction

Deidre Lynch’s The Economy of Character

Michael McKeon’s The Origins of the English Novel


Adaptation Readings:

Thomas Leitch “Adaptation, the Genre”

Adiche’s Half a Yellow Sun (Novel and Film)

Dudley Andrew’s Concepts in Film Theory

Thomas Leitch’s Film Adaptation and Its Discontents

Graham Allen’s Intertextuality

Papazian and Sommer’s Introduction to Game On, Hollywood!

Melanie Bourdaa’s “‘Following the Pattern'”